Certificate in Learning Disability

Learning Disability Courses

Aims & Objectives

  • To appreciate needs of children with special education needs in a classroom.

  • To develop the skills required to work effectively with the children with special needs in an inclusive setup.

  • To create awareness and sensitize the community regarding children with special needs.

Course Content

THEORY

Paper- I : Introduction to Special Education and Learning Disability.

This paper enables to understand different concepts, trends and issues that challenge special education and recognize the associated conditions of LD.

Paper- II : Development Psychology and Education Psychology.

This paper enables to understand the nature of human growth and development & importance of psychological processes in learning. The paper also primes a student to the assessment procedures of LD.

Paper - III : Remedial / Enhancement Education

This paper trains a teacher to understand the areas and types of curriculum needs that are a challenge to children with LD. The emphasis in this paper is on training a teacher in strategies to be an effective special educator to remediate reading, writing & math areas of core curriculum; comprehension & organization in co-curriculum & social skills in extra-curricular areas.

Practical

Microteaching

Remedial Teaching

Teaching-aid preparation

Worksheet Preparation

Case Discussions

Presentation

Workshops

For Whom

Course is meant for practicing teachers, professionals in the field of education and mental health and parents aspiring to have deeper insights into LD & associated conditions.

Duration

5 Months (once a week for 3 hours on weekends)

Career Opportunities

  • Associate yourself with a special educator / remedial centre and later become independent in providing remediation.
  • Work with NGO's, active in the field of education.
  • Work as a shadow teacher

The course will definitely help parents in becoming sensitive and empowered to handle academic problems of children of their family and their neighbourhood.